J&R Traditional Tae Kwon-Do Academy offers classes to area youth and adults. Our classes include both male and female students with an emphasis on self defense and positive self empowerment. Listed below is brief overview of Traditional Tae Kwon-Do.
The ancient Korean Art, Chung do Kwan (Traditional) Tae Kwon-Do, is based on the values of Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control, and Indomitable Spirit. Not only is Tae Kwon-Do a valid means of self-defense, but it also increases coordination, sharpens alertness, strengthens the body, and develops respect for self and others. The feeling of accomplishment gained by the student helps develop self-confidence, which is carried over into everyday life. Tae Kwon-Do can help the shy become more confident and outgoing, and can help curb hostility through its emphasis on respect and discipline.
The 2,500 years old Art Form is an excellent cardiovascular developer. The aerobic exercise is ideal for weight loss, and control. Students experience muscular development and toning, as the class workouts refresh the body, and are great for stress release. Flexibility, balance, and strength conditioning includes stretching and yoga. Tae Kwon-Do is known all around the world, but is most renowned for its emphasis on high and powerful kicks. Mixed with simple, but effective, blocks with the hands Chung do Kwan Tae Kwon-Do is a martial art that anyone can become successful at with proper training.